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Women celebrate Vat Purnima in Maharashtra, Gujarat

Vat Purnima is observed in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.

Women in Mumbai celebrated Vat Purnima, which is observed in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Karnataka.
Married women perform rituals around a Banyan tree during the festival of Vat Savitri in Mumbai. (Source: Express photo Pradip Das)

Vat Purnima is celebrated on the full moon day of the month of Jyeshtha according to the Hindu calendar, which falls in June. (Source: Express photo Pradip Das)

Women pray for the prosperity and longevity of their husbands by tying threads around a banyan tree or waṭ, which is called 'pipal puja'. (Source: Express photo Pradip Das)

Vat Savitri is celebrated by married women where they tie threads around a banyan tree, pray for the longevity of their husbands and keep a day long fast. (Source: Express photo Pradip Das)

Married women perform rituals around a Banyan tree during the festival of Vat Savitri in Mumbai. (Source: AP)

A young girl watches her mother tie a cotton thread around a banyan tree during the festival of Vat Savitri in Mumbai. (Source: AP)

A woman offers prayers to the banyan tree during the festival of Vat Savitri in Mumbai. (Source: AP)

Women are seen performing rituals as they worship a Banyan tree on the occasion of Vat Savitri festival in Ahmedabad. (Source: AP)

Women in a group perform rituals around a Banyan tree during the festival of Vat Savitri in Ahmedabad. (Source: AP)